Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 55.42
Liaison Darcy Everett
Submission Date Feb. 18, 2020

STARS v2.2

College of Charleston
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 9.26 / 14.00 P Brian Fisher
CSO/Executive Director
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Figures required to calculate the percentage of courses offered by the institution that are sustainability course offerings:
Undergraduate Graduate
Total number of courses offered by the institution 1,425 133
Number of sustainability-focused courses offered 20 27
Number of sustainability-inclusive courses offered 72 8

Percentage of courses that are sustainability course offerings:

Total number of academic departments that offer courses:

Number of academic departments with sustainability course offerings:

Percentage of academic departments with sustainability course offerings:

A copy of the institution’s inventory of its sustainability course offerings and descriptions:
Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:

A brief description of the methodology used to complete the course inventory :

This inventory is based on an original 2012-13 internal audit, which ultimately motivated and inspired a diverse group of campus leaders and faculty involved with the College's Quality Enhancement Plan ("Sustainability Literacy as a Bridge to Addressing 21st-Century Problems") to revisit the course catalogue in 2015-16. Their review helped determine the QEP's internal count of sustainability courses, and AASHE's guidelines for sustainability focused and inclusive courses informed the course count reported here. The number provided here represents sustainability focused and sustainability-inclusive courses currently in the course catalogue.

How were courses with multiple offerings or sections counted for the figures reported above?:
Each course was counted as a single course regardless of the number of offerings or sections

A brief description of how courses with multiple offerings or sections were counted:

Website URL where information about the sustainability course offerings is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Please note: Labs were not counted in our audit, nor were First Year Experience course offerings, individual internships or independent studies.

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